Beijing Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour 11 Days

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Highlights

Trip Destination Lhasa & Everest Base Camp, Tibet
Trip Start & End Point Beijing / Kathmandu
Duration of Trip 11 Days
Group Size 2 Person or Above
Accommodation Hotel in City & Guesthouse
Mode of Tour Teahouse / Lodge
Maximum Altitude 5200 m
Transportation & Drive Hours Private Vehicle 
Trip Grade Moderate Difficult
Best Season April through November
Highlighted Places Beijing-Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-EBC-Zhangmu
 

 

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DETAIL PROGRAM ITINERARY

Day 01: Leave Beijing on a train experiencing world’s highest train journey.
 
Day 02: Journey by Train to Lhasa.
 
Day 03: Arrival in Lhasa 
Arrival in Lhasa, our representative meets you at the train station & transfer to Lhasa. Overnight Hotel
 
Day 04: Lhasa guided sightseeing tour
After breakfast, we set off for a full day guided sightseeing tour. Today, we visit Potala Palace, Norbulinkha Palace (the summer palace of Dalai Lama) and Jokhang temple & Barkhor Square. Overnight Hotel
 
Day 05: Lhasa guided sightseeing tour
Today, we visit two of the very significant Monasteries, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, of Tibet. Both monasteries are located off the main city. Overnight Hotel
 
Day 06: Drive, Lhasa to Gyantse (3950 m.) – 370 KMs, 9 hrs
Early morning, we proceed for Gyantse via Lake Yamdruk (Yamdruk Tso). Gyantse is the fourth largest city in Tibet (after Shigatse and Chamdo). It is small as cities go (population perhaps 15,000) and largely Tibetan in character not touched so much by outside Chinese influence. Strategically sited at a junction between Shigatse and Lhasa, it lies along the caravan routes from Sikkim and Bhutan in the south, Gyantse assumed an important role as a military center and market town- particularly for wool and handicrafts. Gyantse jeweled with some ancient Monastery and Stupa.  We visit Khumbum stupa, Gyantse Dzong and Palkor Choide Monastery in Gyantse. Overnight at Hotel
 
Day 07: Drive, Gyantse to Shigatse (3900 m.)  – 92 KMs, 1.5 hrs
After breakfast, we head out to Shigatse. In Shigatse we visit the Tashilungpu Monastery, the official Panchen Lama's residence, built in 1447, although it did not really become the seat of the Panchen Lama until almost 200 years later. Overnight at Hotel
 
Day 08: Shigatse to Xegar (New Tingri) – 280 KMs, 6 hrs
Today, you have an extensive distance to travel to reach Xegar (new Tingri) via two high passes en route. Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 09: Drive, Xegar to Everest Base Camp (Rongbuk village - 4920 m.) 4 hrs.
You are reaching to your ultimate destination (Rongbuk – Base of Mt. Everest) today via Pangla pass. Rongbuk, where the highest Monastery in the world is established lies some 8 kms from Everest Base Camp. There are magnificent views up the valley of Mount Everest and Cho-Oyu which can be seen from the guest house. Then after We will drive further to stay overnight in Old-Tingri. Overnight at Guesthouse
 
Day 10: Drive, Rongbuk to Zhangmu (2100 m.)  8 hrs
Today is your last journey on Tibetan Plateau.  Zhangmu, also known as Khasa or Dram, lies on a mountainside 10km (6 miles) inland from the Friendship Bridge that spans the Bhotekoshi (the Sun Koshi) River. This small town has become a major trading post between Tibet and Nepal. The subtropical climate endows the small town with warm, humid weather and beautiful scenery throughout the year.
The town is built along a winding road that is lined with private homes, shops, restaurants and government buildings. Overnight at Hotel
 
Day 11: Drive, Zhangmu to Kathmandu – 115 KMs, 5 hrs
A 15 minutes’ drive from ZhangMu takes you to friendship-bridge. In friendship-bridge, our representative from Kathmandu-office will meet you and help you to complete the immigration formalities in Nepal side. After immigration process, you will drive to Kathmandu. This scenic journey takes four and half hours. 
Overnight on your Own
 
Tour End.